Thursday, November 04, 2010

Sparky Anderson, R. I. P.

Hall-of-Fame manager Sparky Anderson dies – This Just In - Blogs: "Sparky Anderson who managed three teams to World Series championships died today at the age of 76.

A family spokesman said Anderson died from complications from dementia at a hospice in Thousand Oaks, California.

Anderson managed the famed “Big Red Machine” Cincinnati Reds teams to World Championships in 1975 and ’76 and the Detroit Tigers to a title in 1984."


  1. He was game and dignified on WRKP, which is my major exposure to him.

  2. Or even WKRP. Untie, brethren, untie!

  3. I just watched the old WKRP episode. Funny episode when it gets to the callers.

    RIP, Sparky.